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Birla Templ also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple

Birla Temple

Birla Mandir (Temple) is one of the tourist attractions of the capital city of India - Delhi. The beautiful temple has been devoted to Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the Hindu Trinity and honour of Lakshmi, Hindu Goddess of wealth. However, Lakshmi Narayan Temple entertains its visitors with several shrines, a large garden and fountains. Location is also a key part in the attractiveness of the temple because it is majestically situated in the heart of the city - Connaught Place.

Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, is one of Delhi's major temples and a major tourist attraction. Built by the industrialst Sh. J.K. Birla in 1939, this beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place.

 

The temple is dedicated to Laxmi (the goddess of prosperity) and Narayana (The preserver). The temple was inaugurated byMahatma Gandhi on the condition that people of all castes will be allowed to enter the temple.

 

Special Features

Welcome to the incredible pilgrim destination of Delhi, Birla Mandir. All the buildings in the temple are beautifully carved to present Hindu mythology. However, the main temple abodes are comprised of the statues of Lord Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi. The temple also consists of other small shrines devoted to Lord Hanuman, Lord Ganesha and Lord Shiva. Tourists also enjoy here a shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha. Another striking feature of Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is its easy accessibility from buses, metro rail and other means of transport.

Location:
Near Gole Market, Mandir Marg, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station:
RK Ashram Marg
Timings:
4:30am to 1:30pm & 2.30pm to 9.00pm
(best to visit during morning and evening aarti).
Entry:
Free
Photography, Mobiles and cameras:
Not allowed inside the Temple.